ERIC Number: ED356795
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA). Texas State-Administered Program. Annual Report FY 1992.
Texas State Library, Austin.
In 1992, the Texas State Library used federal funds received under the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) to improve library services throughout Texas. For fiscal year 1992, $6,248,330 were received from the LSCA and $5,409,368 were supplied by the state. Most of these funds (91.5 percent) were granted directly to Texas libraries under six subgrant programs. Most of these subgrant funds (72.4 percent) went to 10 major systems, with 447 system member libraries. Ten interlibrary loan referral centers received 15.7 percent, and 8.5 percent went to direct service programs to libraries. Program administration accounted for 4.2 percent of the total Library Development budget. The following subgrant programs were funded in 1991: (1) public library establishment grant program; (2) regional public library systems; (3) interlibrary loan and reference referral network; (4) public library services to disadvantaged populations; (5) major urban resource libraries grant program; (6) demonstrations of interlibrary cooperation; (7) Texas union list of serials; (8) Texas Reading Club; (9) continuing education and consulting; (10) centralized acquisitions for state institutions; and (11) library services to the blind and physically handicapped. Thirteen project reports under Title I, Public Library Services, one project report under Title II, Public Construction and Technology Advancement and one project report under Title III, Interlibrary Cooperation and Resource Sharing are included. (SLD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas State Library, Austin.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Construction Act